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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE

Newark, DE
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Doctoral Degree


Christiana Care Health Care System is hiring for a psychologist to join the Center for Heart and Vascular Health. The primary function of this position is to provide direct psychosocial services to people affected by cardiovascular disease, which includes individual therapy, couple/family counseling, inpatient consultations, and support and therapy group facilitation. Additional functions include participation in program development, collaboration in research, and clinical supervision of externs and interns in a doctoral internship program slated to begin in 2017.

This psychologist will join a busy multidisciplinary team of embedded behavioral health providers employed by our Behavioral Health Service Line and deployed throughout the system. The Center for Heart and Vascular Health is a part of the Christiana Care Health System, which offers its employees competitive and flexible health benefits packages, retirement and savings benefits, opportunities for professional development, paid time off, and wellness benefits.

As a not-for-profit health system, Christiana Care s mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, Christiana Care truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level.

The Christiana Care Way is the organization s promise to their patients & community: We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.

Christiana Care is located in northern Delaware, approximately 40 miles outside Philadelphia. With close proximity to multiple urban centers (Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, New York), the beaches, and tax-free shopping, Delaware is a great place to live. Housing options include condominiums on the riverfront in Wilmington, modern homes in the surrounding suburbs, and more rural settings. Delaware is also the home to the international headquarters for DuPont and the U.S. headquarters for AstraZeneca. Cultural opportunities include multiple theaters that feature traveling Broadway shows, a symphony, opera and ballet, and museums. Nearby Philadelphia is the home to several professional sports teams; there is also minor league level baseball in Wilmington and collegiate games at the University of Delaware. Delaware also has many state parks that make for good hiking, jogging, cycling, and kayaking.

Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in clinical or counseling psychology. Training in health psychology at the graduate and post-graduate level and/or 2 years of experience in a medical setting treating cardiovascular patients is strongly preferred. Expertise providing evidence-based interventions with cardiovascular populations, which includes but is not limited to assessment, diagnosing psychopathology, developing case conceptualizations and treatment plans, and the treatment of adjustment, anxiety, and mood disorders. Delaware license or license eligible. Qualified applicants will also have training and experience in collaborating in behavioral research and program development.

WORK SHIFT: Day shift, No Rotation
POSITION TYPE: Professional
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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Christiana Care Health System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.